Last Published: 10/3/2008 11:08:26 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CATHY JOLLY
Present:3 - SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, MELBA CURLS, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - CINDY CIRCO
 

080859
Accepting and approving an eighteen month $595,299.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV case management services for Missouri residents living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and/or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) within the Kansas City, Missouri HIV region.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/17/2008)"
The following items were not discussed and were held on the agenda for one week: 080859,080860,080863,080910,080911.

080860
Accepting and approving a one-year Minority AIDS Initiative grant award in the amount of $199,621.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide funding for primary care and medical case management services to minority populations; and increasing revenue in the amount of $9,699.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/17/2008)"

080863
Accepting and approving a one-year $31,475.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for implementation, oversight, technical assistance and evaluation of educational activities for cardiovascular disease prevention for the City of Kansas City, Missouri and authorizing the Director of Health to expend the funds.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/17/2008)"

080877
Estimating revenues in the amount of $477,541.00 in the General Fund and appropriating $477,541.00 to the Byrne Community Program account of the General Fund to support the Community Justice Program targeting violence prevention initiatives.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Tracy McClendon-Cole, Aim4Peace, explained that the ordinance allows appropriation of funding to the Byrne Community Program account that targets violence prevention initiatives.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sanders Brooks, Curls, Sharp
Nays: 0

080882
Estimating revenue in the amount of $32,961.00 and appropriating it to various accounts to roll forward unexpended grant amounts from last fiscal year to this fiscal year.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
David Park, Neighborhood Community Services, testified that the ordinance would clean up unexpended grant funds.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sanders Brooks, Curls, Sharp
Nays: 0

080910
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, Article XII, Smoking prohibited in enclosed places of employment and public places and public sidewalks abutting acute care hospitals, by enacting a new subsection (d) to Section 34-475, Where smoking is not regulated, that adds retail tobacco shops to the list of places where smoking is not regulated.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/17/2008)"
Councilman Ford, request holding both 080910 and 080911 related to smoking to allow further working of the language.

080911
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, Article XII. Smoking prohibited in enclosed places of employment and public places and public sidewalks abutting acute care hospitals, by repealing Section 34-472, Definitions, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 34-472 of like title and subject matter, changing the definition of casino gaming area.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/17/2008)"

080824
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 70-856, Use of safety belts, and 70-857, Child passenger restraint systems, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter for the purpose of requiring that children under sixteen years of age be appropriately restrained when traveling in a motor vehicle.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/17/2008)"
 
 There will be a presentation by the Homeless Services Coalition of Greater Kansas City. Five members of the partnerships on homelessness services have were present and testified regarding the improvement and expansion of the services for homeless in Kansas City. Several City departments will provide updates on assessment of current crime statistics: Chief Corwin and Deputy Chief Masters testified regarding homicides in general and the adjustment of staff to address the increases in homicides. Tracy McClendon-Cole and Wanda Harris were present to testify on behalf of Aim4Peace, she highlighted milestones, project planning, community mobilization and public education. There may be general discussion of current Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee issues. There may be Closed Sessions to discuss a Real Estate Transaction pursuant to RSMo. 610.021(2) and a Legal Matter pursuant to RSMo. 610.021(1).